Christine Baranski tells Stephen Colbert, why she thought “The Ladies Who Lunch” could be ‘Career Ending’ VIDEO

Last month, Broadway luminaries gathered on YouTube for a virtual 90th birthday concert to celebrate the incomparable Stephen Sondheim. Take Me to the World, presented by Broadway.com and hosted by Tony Award winner, Raul Esparza, was a stellar tribute to an icon of Broadway theatre, as well as theater namesake, and a fundraiser for Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP). In the two weeks since it debuted, it’s been streamed over 2.1M times.

(courtesy Broadway.com)

One of the many stunning performances during the nearly two- and half-hour show was Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, and Audra McDonald’s boozy, white bathrobe clad rendition of “The Ladies Who Lunch.”  Musical theatre fans, “Sondheimmanics,” and gay men lose their collective minds.  As Tony and Academy Award winner, Benj Pasek tweeted.

 

Here’s an encore of their showstopper.  If you haven’t seen it, turn in your GayCard… now

 

 

Last night, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Christine Baranski spilled the tea on all the behind the scenes secrets in making a diva, three-way, Sondheim video ala quarantine.

 

 

Watch the full Take Me to the World concert HERE 

Please donate to ASTEP HERE 

 

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